Would opening up a pub to minors accompanied by their parents during the daytime offer any plusses? The Pumphouse Pub's Scott Thompson is not a fan.
"Minors allowed into pubs with their parents? Not ours in particular," he said. "I don't think that's something we'd want to go for because we don't really feel it's an appropriate place for children to be."
The Buck & Ear's Gennesse Landgon differs, citing the tourist nature of Steveston which attracts plenty of young families to the historic fishing village.
And that is one demographic her business could capitalize on if restrictions were eased.
"Obviously, there are a lot of logistical issues that would go along with it," she said.
"But I think that's an issue that could easily be worked out. Staff here already check
for IDs to make sure they are serving customers of the legal drinking age.
"But it would definitely change the way our business would operate, especially in the daytime."
The government's Liquor Policy Review consultations are expected to end by Oct. 31.
More information on the process can be found at the B.C. Minsitry of Justice website (newsroom.gov.bc.ca/ministries/justice/)
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